I'm a licensed clinical, developmental, and educational psychologist. My training and experience have involved adults, children, and adolescents. With this broad background, I've been able to develop a valuable perspective on social-emotional, academic, and relational problems that individuals often face.
Dr. Newman’s educational background includes:
- CA Licensure PSY 14600
- University of Michigan, M.A., Ph.D.
- Boston University, M.Ed.
- Lehigh University, B.A.
In addition to maintaining a clinical practice, Dr. Newman has been a tenured university professor and researcher:
- Professor Emeritus, Educational and Developmental Psychology, University of California, Riverside (1986 to present)
- Visiting Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Education, Berlin, Germany (1985 to 1986)
- Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology, SUNY Stony Brook, New York (1982 to 1985)
Richard's published research and numerous presentations and workshops cover topics such as:
- Coping with stress
- Help seeking
- Why individuals are reluctant to seek help with their problems--both academic and social
- Student achievement motivation and learning problems
- Bullying, harassment, and teasing